Chronic Pain Is a Disease — and It Should Be Treated Like One

Classifying chronic pain as a disease by the medical community could bring much-needed benefits to people with this condition

Chronic Care Issues

COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects Are Rare, but Here's How To Report Them if You Have Them

Most COVID-19 vaccine side effects are minor and resolve within a few days

Policy

The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability

Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Risk factors, racial disparities and sex differences should all be considered

Policy

4 Vital Health Issues — Not Tied to Covid — That Congress Addressed in Massive Spending Bill

A ban on surprise medical bills among health care issues in massive legislative package

Your Care

Why Clinical Trials Need to Emphasize Function Over Pain Measurement

Rather than pain reduction, the ability to lead a quality life should be prioritized

Policy

Why a Stimulus Package Matters to Women

As the next stimulus package sits in limbo, women have been suffering. Congress needs to act.

Policy

Global Disabilities Map Visualizes the Strength and Power of Millions of Athletes Around the World

This interactive map advocates for the rights of people with disabilities in the U.S. and around the world

Chronic Care Issues

Why Women’s Health Should Be a Priority for the New Congress

We've come a long way, but disparities still exist

Policy

The Biden Administration Needs to Wage War Against Antimicrobial Resistance Starting on Day One

Policymakers must act now to prevent a post-antibiotic era from becoming our dystopian future

Policy

HealthyWomen Joins National Health Organizations in Letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar About Access to COVID-19 Treatment

Equity-focused resource allocation strategies are critical to ensure access to COVID19 treatment for underserved communities

Policy

‘All You Want Is to Be Believed’: The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

Latino and Black patients are less likely to receive pain medications or get referred for advanced care than white patients with the same complaints

Your Health

HealthyWomen Statement on Proposal to Withdraw Only FDA-Approved Treatment Option for Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is an urgent public health crisis in our country with approximately one in 10 babies born prematurely

Your Care

Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

One pediatric surgeon helps 10,000 get COVID-19 tests by becoming their "doctor on record"

Access & Affordability